Drug Profile


Alternative Names: BTA-798

Latest Information Update: 17 Feb 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Biota Holdings
  • Developer Aviragen Therapeutics; Biota Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Antivirals; Benzoxazoles; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Rhinovirus replication inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • On Fast track

    Fast track status is assigned by the US FDA so therapies with the potential to address unmet needs can move faster through development.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase II Rhinovirus infections

Most Recent Events

  • 13 Feb 2017 Top-line efficacy data from phase IIb SPIRITUS trial in Rhinovirus infections released by Aviragen Therapeutics
  • 25 Jan 2017 Aviragen Therapeutics plans a phase II trial in Rhinovirus infections (NCT03024177)
  • 01 Dec 2016 Aviragen Therapeutics completes the phase IIb SPRITUS trial in Rhinovirus infections in USA, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Georgia, Poland and Romania (NCT02367313)
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